NYCC’12: IDW and Topps team for exclusive Mars Attacks the Holidays edition

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Commemorating Topps’ return to New York Comic-Con, IDW Publishing and Topps today unveiled a New York Comic-Con cover variant of MARS ATTACKS THE HOLIDAYS, a one-shot special spun from the pages of the hit new series! This exclusive edition will be the centerpiece of several exciting promotions planned at the Topps booth (#1761). Other events will include creator signings, promo card giveaways and free live sketch card events with official Topps artists (to be announced).

The New York Comic-Con Exclusive Edition of IDW’s 48-page holiday special will feature a “Mini-Martians” Groundhog’s Day cover by fan-favorite artist Chris Giarrusso. Best known as the creator of Image Comics’ G-Man and the Marvel Comics series Mini-Marvels, Giarrusso will also be stopping by the Topps booth throughout the weekend to sign and sketch for fans.

This NYCC edition of MARS ATTACKS THE HOLIDAYS will be limited to just 1,000 copies and available only from Topps at booth #1761.

About IDW Publishing

IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coasts Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, while Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

via IDW Publishing